A couple of years ago Kerry and I were lucky enough to spend Christmas in beautiful España; The sun shone brightly across the Costas, the fiestas didn’t fail to disappoint and the sangria flowed as copiously as ever, we had an absolute whale of a time. And having spent the previous 5 months backpacking in… Continue reading Memories and Mexican Food
Oh winter, will it ever end? The cold, dark days, the endless thermals/jumper/coat/scarf combos and the inability to use your phone when you’re out because your hands are glove clad every damn day! Roll on summer ey? Now, I don’t usually opt in to these ‘Summer Body’ regimes, guides, plans, whatever you wanna call them,… Continue reading Summer Bodies are Made in Winter: It’s True You Know!
Autumn has definitely arrived here in the UK, and I don’t mean in the cute Vermont kinda way, it’s pretty grim out there! So, to try and put a happy spin on these grey days (and in an attempt to banish this cold I’ve been suffering from!) I’ve been trying to create fun, healthy, tasty,… Continue reading Tofu Scramble (Again!)
I am very swiftly approaching the end of my current chapter. Having spent the last 2 years and 7 months travelling, living life as a wandering nomad across Australia, New Zealand, SE Asia and limited parts of Europe, it’ll soon be time to go home and back to reality. Do I want to go home?… Continue reading The End of an Era
Not far from where Kerry and I are staying in Midleton, lay the ruins of an old Church of Ireland parish church and graveyard. Circa 1525-1575 what remains of the church is pretty scarce, but the head stones that are scattered throughout the cemetery are in relatively good condition, many are readable and a few… Continue reading Ballinacurra Graveyard
It’s Friday afternoon, Kerry and I have been in Ireland for, what, about 40 hours now and I thought it might be fun to have a little comparison sesh. Why not? Weather: Our last day in Spain was spent in Malaga, the temperature hit 25 degrees. People were wearing shorts, flip flops and sunnies, enjoying… Continue reading Spain v Ireland: First Impressions
Having spent 4 weeks in the bustling town of Torrevieja on the eastern Spanish coast, I can honestly say I fell in love. Only an hour south of Alicante, Torrevieja has a welcoming vibe, clean beaches and a wide esplanade with bars and restaurants. The town has many cool, quirky stores, lots of sports bars… Continue reading Torrevieja Travel Guide